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One of the biggest pieces of news in the art world right now is the fact that the Musée Rodin just reopened on November 12. The museum, dedicated to Auguste Rodin and his famous bronze pieces, was in bad shape and required major restoration work. This isn’t the first time that it had some […]

Life and the Universe of Yamamoto Junko

Yamamoto Junko creates pieces that all have to do with life in some way. André Malraux, who is quite famous in some circles for his experimental French fiction, used to say something like « Life is worthless, but nothing beats life. » While life is incredibly important, few people would actually be able to define it.

The […]

Ice Flower is the name that’s been given to the current exhibition of the ceramic art pieces made by the famous Fukumoto Fuku. Her art is, of course, being placed on display at the Gallery Mizen in Paris.

Each of her pieces genuinely does have some features that art observers would often associate with flowers. […]

Kurimoto Natsuki Provides Unique Urushi Lacquerware Pieces for Mizen Display

Between Steptember 19 and October 10, 2015 art appreciators were treated to a special exhibition of lacquerware held at the Mizen Gallery. The exhibition featured pieces taken straight from the universe of Kurimoto Natsuki. This isn’t something that most people get a chance to see regularly.

This exhibition got to show off the rare urushi […]

Sasai Fumie Shows Off Modern Urushi Pieces

On Saturday, May 23, 2015 Sasai Fumie completed her extension of the lacquer exhibition that was held at the Mizen Fine Art gallery.

Sasai Fumie is a contemporary artist who works in the laquer medium. She’s also a Professor of the field of Art at the University of the Arts in Kyoto.

While urushi lacquer work […]

Shozo Michikawa Brings His Terracotta Sculptures to France

Shozo Michikawa started his French tour at the Mizen Gallery of Fine Art on October 17. His terracotta sculptures have certainly started to enjoy some popularity with the artwise public for sure.

Collectors as well as connoisseurs are both invited to view these unique pieces made from a certain type of earthenware clay that has […]